Sun"down`er(?), n. A tramp or vagabond in the Australian bush; -- so called from his coming to sheep stations at sunset of ask for supper and a bed, when it is too late to work; -- called also traveler and swagman (but not all swagmen are sundowners).
Sundowners, -- men who loaf about till sunset, and then come in with the demand for unrefusable rations.Francis Adams.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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